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A Selection of
COLUBRIDS OF THE WORLD


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COMMON NAME
(INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME
(EXTERNAL LINK)

Distribution

Brown Tree Snake

Boiga Irregularis

Australia, New Guinea, Melanesia (Introduced to Guam)

Northern Tree Snake
or Coconut Tree Snake

Dendrelaphis calligaster
(Status uncertain)

Australia (Queensland), Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

King Rat Snake

Elaphe carinata

North Vietnam, Taiwan, China, Japan

Western Hognose Snake

Heterodon nasicus

South- central Canada, south to southeast Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, southward into Mexico

Eastern Hognose Snake

Heterodon platirhinos

Occurs across the eastern half of the United States extending into some regions of southern Canada

Wolf Snake

Lycodon capucinus

South East Asia. Including Christmas Island - (Australian Territory)

Montpellier Snake

Malpolon monspessulanus

Mediterranean basin

Beauty Rat Snake

Orthriophis taeniura

India, Bhutan,
Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Korea, Myanmar, W Malaysia,
China, Taiwan,
Indonesia
Japan (Ryukyu archipelago)

Corn snake

Pantherophis guttatus

Southeastern United States
(Possibly feral populations in Australia)

Flowered Desert Racer

Platyceps florulentus

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Cameroon

Eastern Rat Snakes

Pantherophis alleghaniensis

Eastern USA

*Hissing Sand Snake

Psammophis schokari

Western Sahara?, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Sinai, Israel, Mali, Niger?, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait,
Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Yemen

Eastern Fox Snake

Pantherophis vulpinus

Eastern USA and Southern Canada

Ribbon Snakes

Thamnophis sauritus (=saurita)

Eastern North America

Garter Snake

Thamnophis sirtalis

North America

Australasian Keelbacks or Freshwater Snakes

Tropidonophis mairii

Australia (NSW, NT, Qld, WA)
New Guinea

LINKS

Australian Colubrids (Full Species List)

REPTILES OF THE WORLD

Australian Snakes In Captivity (A Guide to)

OTHER LINKS OF INTEREST

AUSTRALIAN HERPETOLOGY WEBSITE

REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

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